methylcholanthrene


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methylcholanthrene

a thyroid initiator, capable of initiating thyroid tumors.
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Carruthers, "The water content in the epidermis of mice undergoing carcinogenesis by methylcholanthrene," Cancer Res.
22) The protracted low-dose-rate gamma-ray exposure reduced rather than increased the risk of skin cancers from methylcholanthrene injected into mice.
Inducers such as 3 methylcholanthrene and 2-methoxy-4-aminoazobenzene also preferentially inhibit cytochrome P4501A2 at both the protein and mRNA levels.